Charlie was 18 months old when he was diagnosed with a rare and potentially fatal immune deficiency. After nine long months of invasive and challenging treatment Tony and Merryn thought they could get back to ‘normal.’
Then they were given the devastating news that Charlie’s unborn sister Ellie had the same condition.
Dr Leonie Walsh is the volunteer President and Chairman of Fight Cancer Foundation. She is also a cancer survivor of 27 years.
After being diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukaemia in 1988 and undergoing a bone marrow transplant one year later, Leonie was inspired to join a cause that would help other people fighting against cancer.
For Chloe, who was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma in her spine last January, Marianne is a lifeline. Marianne is a Back on Track coordinator, providing education support for children and young people with cancer, like Chloe.